Kidstuff

Arlington Library: 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington; 360-435-3033. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Backpack Kids Playgroup: 10 a.m. Fridays, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; for preschoolers and their parents or guardians, features story times, snacks, crafts and more; 360-629-5257.

Brier Library: 23303 Brier Road, Brier; 425-483-0888. Hours: Noon to 8 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Thursdays and Sundays.

Cascade Valley Hospital: 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; registration required; 360-435-2133, ext. 4700, e-mail sandib@cascadevalley.org.

Safe Sitter course: Call for times and dates, designed for ages 11 to 13, covers CPR, feeding, diapering, discipline and more, $50; ongoing.

City of Lynnwood: The city of Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department offers classes for youth and families, as well as trips, camps, aquatics and athletic programs for youths. Discounts for Lynnwood residents; 425-771-4030, www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us.

Darrington Library: 1005 Cascade St., Darrington; 360-436-1600. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-1933. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Edmonds Parks and Recreation: Classes for young kids and teens, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; registration required; 425-771-0230, www.reczone.org. All activities take place at Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., unless otherwise noted.

Everett Public Library: All events are free and take place at the library locations, unless otherwise noted. Some require registration. Main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8030; Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, 425-257-8250.

Drop-in playgroup for preschoolers, babies and toddlers, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Evergreen branch.

Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, main branch; 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Evergreen branch.

Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, main branch; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Evergreen branch.

Granite Falls Library: 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls; 360-691-6087, adult caregivers must accompany children. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Sundays.

Lake Stevens Library: 1804 Main St., Lake Stevens; 425-334-1900. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, closed Sundays.

Lynnwood Recreation Center: Various activities, 18900 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-744-6471, www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us/teens.

Marysville Library: 6120 Grove St., Marysville; 360-658-5000. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Mill Creek Library: 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; 425-337-4822. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Monroe Library: 1070 Village Way, Monroe; 360-794-7851. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

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